Enrollment now open for summer Community Education classes at WNC

Courtesy Lauren Slemenda, Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College’s Community Education Department is now enrolling students for a variety of summer courses, including old favorites like R.I.P.P.E.D. Fitness and brand new classes like self-defense. Community education classes are open to anyone in the Northern Nevada community and are designed to accommodate a variety of schedules and budgets.

Upcoming classes include:

  • Watercolor Exploration – For new and continuing students, this class explores the expansive possibilities of watercolor.
  • RIPPED Fitness – A fun group exercise class for all ages and fitness levels.
  • Zumba – A dance-based fitness class that takes the work out of your workout!
  • Self Defense – Learn to identify and overcome threats to your personal safety.
  • Computer Basics – Take the mystery out of using your computer and learn to navigate the internet, create documents, share photos and e-mail your loved ones.
  • Introduction to Calligraphy – Learn to write in this beautiful style and complete a text of your choice, suitable for framing.
  • Pysanky – Learn the magical art of Easter Egg painting using a wax resist dying process.
  • Introduction to Illuminated Text – Learn the art of decorating text with gold, silver and other decorative artwork.
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification – Prepare for the unexpected and gain the confidence to perform life-saving procedures when they’re needed most. This course is OSHA-compliant.
  • American Red Cross Babysitter Training – This course provides youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for children and infants.

Interested community members can visit or call (775) 445-4268 for more information or to register. Senior and employee discounts are available.


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